Definition of Pucka

1. Adjective. Absolutely first class and genuine. "Pukka quarters with a swarm of servants"

Exact synonyms: Pukka
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Similar to: Superior



Definition of Pucka

1. a. Good of its kind; -- variously used as implying substantial, real, fixed, sure, etc., and specif., of buildings, made of brick and mortar.

Definition of Pucka

1. Adjective. (alternative form of pukka) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pucka

1. pukka [adj] - See also: pukka

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pucka

pucer
puceron
pucerons
puces
pucest
pucherite
puchito
puchitos
puck
puck-handling
puck-out
puck bunnies
puck bunny
puck handling
puck palace
pucka (current term)
pucked
pucker
pucker up
puckerbush
puckered
puckered-up
puckered up
puckerer
puckerers
puckerier
puckeriest
puckering
puckering up
puckeringly

Literary usage of Pucka

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
""The queen reigns, but her ministers are the pucka rulers." A suffragan bishop, an honorary canon, a Lynch-judge, a lieutenant-colonel, the temporary editor ..."

2. The English Factories in India, 1618-1621: A Calendar of Documents in the by William Foster (1906)
"... pucka of 9 maunds per camell, which at 14! rup[ees] per ... pucka amounts to rup[ees] 2315}.' Also sent, some loose pieces of ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1866)
"THE DAWK BUNGALOW; OE, 'IS HIS APPOINTMENT pucka?'* BY G. 0. TREVELYAN. ... 'pucka'—a term of general application, implying 'perfect/ or ' complete. ..."

4. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"there is no surer test by which to measure the prosperity of the people than the number of pucka houses that are being built. ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"A little above this beautiful stream, some miserable pucka sheds pointed out ... I observe that there are in the town (Dehli) many buildings pucka-built, ..."

6. Manual of the Administration of the Madras Presidency by Madras (Presidency) (1885)
"The ' marcam ' of 12 pucka seers was formerly in use, being the same as the ... There is also a pucka seer nominally 64 dubs, ..."

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